I had the opportunity this week to try an new yarn from We Crochet & Knit Picks called Stroll Tonal Mini Packs. I see lots of indie dyers selling mini skein or mini hank sets of yarn and now you can get them from We Crochet as well. As always, I wanted to share my experiences with you so I decided to share my review of the Stroll Tonal Mini Pack.
This yarn was sent to me free of charge from We Crochet in exchange for my honest review.
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On the We Crochet website, the Stroll Tonal Mini Packs are available in 10 different colour packs. Each pack contains 5 differently coloured mini hanks. The colour combos they have available are beautiful and it’s truly hard to pick a favourite set of colours. Some of my favourites were the Moody Blues, Spring Fields, Coastal and Sunset.
Each Stroll Tonal Mini Pack contains 100g of fingering weight yarn. That’s 5 – 20g hanks of yarn per hank. The yardarge for the whole package is 462 yards/ 422 meters. Basic math tells me that there is approximately 92.4 yards per hank in the pack. The fibre content is 75% superwash merino and 25% nylon. The recommended hook sizes for this yarn are in the B – E (2.25 – 3.5mm) range. The yarn in the Stroll Tonal Mini Packs is machine washable and dryable which I love because if something is handwash and lay flat to dry, it just won’t get as much use at my house.
We Crochet Stroll Tonal Mini Packs:
- Current Number of Colourways Available: 10. Check them out HERE.
- Fiber Content: 75% superwash merino and 25% nylon
- Weight: 1 (Fingering)
- Package Size: 100g – 5 – 20 g hanks per package
- Yardage: 460 yd / 422 m
- Suggested Hook Size: 2.25 – 3.5mm(B – E)
- Suggested Needle Size: 2.25 – 3.25mm (US 1 – 3)
- Crochet Gauge: 21 – 32 scs = 4″
- Knitting Gauge: 7 – 8 sts = 1″
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I’m reviewing the Sunset mini pack and that pack contains the following colourways: Poppy Field, Heartfelt, Wine Tasting, Cordial and Pansy. The tones in each colour varies in intensity. For example, the tones used in the Heartfelt (red) and Cordial (purpley red) have subtle tone variations but the Wine Tasting (lighter purple and red) and the Pansy (darker purple and light purple) have much bolder tonal variations. The colours overall are vibrant and work very well together so I couldn’t wait to work them up.
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Other than noticing the colours, my first observation was noticing how plump the yarn was for a fingering weight. yarn. I thought it was DK at first until I double checked the label. The yarn is really soft and pleasant. It has a nice, tight ply so it isn’t prone to splitting.
This yarn was incredibly soft and lovely to work with. The tonal variations throughout the yarn were beautiful. I started a project with this yarn shortly after doing my swatch for this review and I LOVE how the colours are working up together. It really creates a wonderfully cohesive project in terms of colours. I really enjoyed this yarn and would absolutely use it again in a heartbeat. I can’t wait to share the pattern I am working on for you all with this yarn.
Thanks for checking out my yarn review. Have you tried Stroll Tonal Mini Packs yet? What did you think? What would you make with it? Let me know what you thought in the comments below!
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